An attorney for Lorillard Tobacco Co.Monday told the state’s highest court that a landmark $152 million verdict against the company for giving free cigarettes to children in Roxbury in the 1950s was legally flawed and should be overturned. Paul F. Ware Jr. said there was no evidence presented at a Suffolk Superior Court civil trial that directly linked the giveway of Newport cigarettes in the Orchard Park neighborhood to the smoking addiction that ultimately killed Marie Evans.
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